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Robert "Bob" Phillips

October 22, 1935 — June 13, 2021

Robert “Bob” Franklin Phillips, 85, of Folkston, GA passed away at his residence June 14, 2021.  He was born October 22, 1935 in White Oak, GA to the late Willie Augustus Phillips and Mary Jane Prescott Phillips.  He was Charlton County’s first Chief Tax Appraiser when he was appointed by the Charlton County Commissioners.  He became Charlton County Probate Judge in 1996 and served the county faithfully until his retirement in 2015.  He attended Camp Pinckney Baptist Church.  He was affectionately called “Daddy Bob” by all who adored him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years:  Harlowe Clark Phillips; two brothers:  Donald Phillips and Henry Phillips.

He is survived by his children:  Robert (Penny) Phillips, Mike (Robbin) Phillips, Craig (MeLisa) Phillips, Danny (Michelle) Phillips and Denise Phillips; 2-sisters:  Willie Maude Johns and Sue (Roni) Murray; 2-brothers:  Jimmy (Joann) Phillips and George Phillips; a sister-in-law:  Theo Phillips and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 16 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home from 6-8 PM.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 17 at 10:00 AM at Camp Pinckney Baptist Church with Pastor Tim Hall officiating.  Burial will follow in Burnt Fort Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Dusty Phillips, Joe Phillips, Zachary Phillips, Lathan Crews, Byron Crews and Warren McLendon.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to answersbyfaith.com or Answers By Faith, 6679 Highway 84, Patterson, GA 31557.

Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com.  Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, 526 Oakwood Street, Folkston, Georgia 31537.

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

6:00 - 8:00pm

Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home

526 Oakwood St, Folkston, GA 31537

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Funeral Service

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Starts at 10:00am

CAMP PINCKNEY BAPTIST CHURCH

72 Camp Pinckney Rd, Folkston, GA 31537

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Committal

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Starts at 11:00am

BURNT FORT CEMETERY

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